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'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' extended edition adds 25 minutes

A five-disc release of Peter Jackson's latest clocks in at three hours long, just in time for the third and final film.

By August 5, 2014

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Behind the Oscar-nominated sounds of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.

By February 28, 2014

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'Desolation of Smaug' trailer re-created in Lego stop motion

YouTube fantasy stop-motion channel Brotherhood Workshop has lovingly re-created the trailer for the second film in "The Hobbit" trilogy using Lego.

By August 29, 2013

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'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' gets a new trailer

A brand-new trailer for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" debuts Tuesday and introduces some characters not seen in the first "Hobbit" flick.

By June 11, 2013

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The sounds of Smaug and others from the 'Hobbit'

Go behind the scenes of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" with Christopher Boyes, the Oscar-nominated sound mixer on the film. Hear how he collaborated with filmmaker Peter Jackson and how he used Dolby Atmos sound technology to create a more menacing Smaug.

By February 28, 2014

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See Benedict Cumberbatch do a mean Jar Jar Binks impression

In between bursts of laughter at the very suggestion of doing it, Benedict Cumberbatch lets loose an excellent impression of the world's least favorite "Star Wars" character.

By August 6, 2014

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'Hobbit' trailer shows a Middle-earth gearing up for battle

Debuting at Comic-Con, the new trailer for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" shows orcs, dwarves, elves, humans, and of course the dragon getting ready for a grand conflict.

By July 28, 2014

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Interview: Dave Clayton, Animation Supervisor at Weta Digital

We talk dragons, dwarves and spiders with the man who gave Benedict Cumberbatch a lizard's face.

By April 16, 2014

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Lego Hobbit covered PS4 is totally Rad(agast)

Why have a plain black console sitting in your living room when you could cover it with 2,500 Lego bricks and recreate The Hobbit?

By April 16, 2014

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Stop motion animation created with 3D printing

Creative agency DBLG has created a stop-motion animation by 3D printing every single model for each frame.

By April 15, 2014